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Jul 09, 2019
RSS' role in 'nation-building' part of Maharashtra varsity syllabus; Congress rebukes move, points at group's chequered historyThe history of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and its role in 'nation-building' have been included in the syllabus of a university based in Nagpur, where the Sangh has headquarters
Jun 30, 2019
India and the Indian: Inequitable majority-minority relations no longer a fringe phenomenonThe minority is now officially reconfigured as an obstacle to development, a drain on resources, an alien and socially divisive element that weakens cultural cohesion; a primitive, non-modern and unassimilable remnant of the past.
Jun 27, 2019
Islamic State ideology in vulnerable pockets of South India feeds on local grievances to further jihadist agendaThe Islamic State in the Land of al-Shams might be dead—but the in the land of Idli-Sambar, it is giving jihad a new, distinctively southern flavour, blending local grievances and conflicts into its global ideology.
Jun 23, 2019
India and the Indian: Hindu nationalism is an inherently secular notion, not a theocratic concept, writes Sreemoy TalukdarFor Hindus, respect for different customs, faiths and religion is not a value to strive for. It is not an inalienable concept to be discussed and adopted with rigour. Pluralism, for Hindus, is a way of life.
Jun 21, 2019
India and the Indian: I hope my daughter inherits a country unbound by caste, linguistic strictures, writes Pa RanjithNationalism cannot be sustained by identities like that of the Hindu or the Tamilian. It is about how you can still be united, despite the elements that keep you divided. It is a measure of basic democratic structures
May 14, 2019
Narendra Modi's 'Khan Market gang' jibe sums up disempowerment of elites, rise of new middle class with a voiceThe elites are aghast at Narendra Modi's 'Khan Market gang' jibe, all the more because this paradigm is here to stay. If Modi returns to power on 23 May, Khan Market, too, may fall to the rabble waiting at the gates.
Apr 24, 2019
Projecting Narendra Modi as hawkish PM is BJP's 2019 poll plank: Militaristic imagery and rhetoric has replaced talk of vikasOn Monday, canvassing for his Hindu-nationalist party in Maharashtra's Dindori, Modi invoked the Sri Lanka Easter day blast within 24 hours of the tragedy to make his poll pitch
Apr 08, 2019
'US ruled by cowboys, India by cowmen': Hindu nationalism takes centre stage ahead of Lok Sabha electionHindu nationalism, once fringe, has now taken a central place in India's politics ahead of the Lok Sabha election, and the cow has become a symbol of this growing nationalism.
Apr 07, 2019
LK Advani led BJP's Hindu nationalism movement in 80s, 90s; espousing diversity today won't erase his pastLK Advani was the driving force behind the BJP's Indian nationalism and Hindutva concepts. Today, when he reminds the party about the BJP's 'respect' for 'diversity' and 'freedom of choice', does he expect them — or us — to believe him?
Apr 01, 2019
How coastal Karnataka was saffronised: The story of rise and rise of Hindu nationalism in syncretic South KanaraFor more than three decades now, South Kanara has gained a reputation as the Sangh Parivar's laboratory. People unfamiliar with coastal Karnataka believe it is responsible for the growth of radical right-wing organisations like Hindu Yuva Sene, Bajrang Dal and Ram Sene, which propagate a form of divisive, hate-fuelled politics, using love jihad and gauraksha as instruments of coercion.